RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
This copper-colored ale is crafted with roasted malts, Belgian sugar, and a touch of wheat for a rich caramel flavor and a smooth toffee finish.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MetalNHopHead (1841) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 7, 2014
This is a memorable beer for me. Not because I enjoyed it. Far from it. Rather, this was the beer that I drank before feeling the effects of a nasty bout of (presumably) Arbys-induced food poisoning. I dont blame this beer for making me vomit. However, I found myself thinking while I retched. I was grateful that at least I wasnt wasting a good beer. No, this beer isnt offensive, but it has thin flavor and a flat body. It sure as hell isnt an "Abbey Ale."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (11017) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear amber brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a bread note with underlying sugar and a hint of darker grains. Flavor starts with the same bread note that lasts throughout and is complimented by a bit of sweetness from toffee.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
arventresca (567) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap at red robin. Average in every way. Oh well, it was only lunch time. Drink and learn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tgncc (3126) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2013
The aroma is.fruit, caramel, buttery The appearance is deep amber, clear, white head. The flavor is diacetyl, caramel, brown sugar. The finish is sweet, light pine hops, no belgian yeast. Somewhat thin in body. Not especially good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
subsonic (82) - Pataskala, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2013
"poured with thick tan head. had a very roasted taste from the start,and finished with a toffee flavor. the mouth feel was smooth. I really enjoyed this ale, great way to start off the winter months."

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Best by: 14APR12 A: brown with a finger of off-white foam. spotty lace excellent clarity. S: Faint, not much here in the nose, except a weird smell of carrot. T: Tastes like wood and cherries (marachino) and alcohol. M: Thin with moderate carb. O: Meh, last one I will have. Serving type: bottle 11-30-2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (6158) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
On tap at the Ace-Hi Tavern. Brown and clear with a white head. Toasted malts, caramel, toffee, bread, light chocolate and spices. Medium body with a crisp feel. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jflopsu (1527) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pours a dark brownish-amber. Has a light chocolate and malt aroma. Mine was served with a chocolate powdered rim. Taste is strong with chocolate and a nice mix of light malt and some spices. Has a sweet and smooth taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilentJo (68) - Chocowinity, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Pours reddish brown with thick tan head. Aroma seemed to have a hint of chocolate perhaps? Malty. The taste has a slightly bittersweet taste, with a smooth finish. Not bad but not as sweet as I expected from the label description.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle. Sweet smell and taste but rather nondescript. Pours clean, amber color with light head. Not too bad, tasty but could be better.

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